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Election for the constituency of Suffolk Coastal on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Suffolk Coastal, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Conservative hold by Therese Coffey with a majority of 18,842 - 33.9% - on a turnout of 71.4%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
COFFEY, Therese Con 28,855 51.9% 5.5%
WHITING, Russell Lab 10,013 18.0% 2.0%
PITCHER, Daryll UKIP 8,655 15.6% 9.8%
SANDBACH, James LD 4,777 8.6% -21.2%
SMITH-LYTE, Rachel Green 3,294 5.9% 3.9%

An electorate of 77,816, having a valid vote count of 55,594 and an invalid vote count of 168.

Result declared at 06:52 on 8 May 2015. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.